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Rachana Baid

Rachana Baid

Adjunct Faculty


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Management (finance specialisation), Osmania University, India (2001)
  • Financial Markets
  • Portfolio Management

Academic experience

  • Financial Markets
  • Investment Management

Corporate/Professional Experience

  • Engaged as local capital market expert by Bank World Inc, Washington, DC to assess United States Agency for International Development (USAID) assistance to Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and its future technical assistance needs (2005)
  • Engaged by Ministry of Company Affairs, Government of India to conduct a study on unclaimed dividend amount to be credited to Investor Education and Protection Fund (2004)
  • Engaged by UTI Mutual Funds as a consultant to provide conceptual inputs to Unit Trust of India for launching its first Exchange Traded Fund - SUNDER (2003)
  • Designed an appraisal system for the promotion of the officers of UTI Mutual Fund (2003)
  • Key member of the team, which assisted the panel for National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance (2001). It was an award instituted by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • “Regulation of Financial Services – A Study of NBFC Sector in India”, in Management and Accounting Research, July – December 2001
  • “Corporate Governance: An Alternate Approach” in Vision – The Journal of Business Perspective, Vol 6, No. 1, January – June 2002
  • “Tracking Error – Some Issues” in ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, September 2002
  • “Fund Management Industry – Determinants of Net worth for Asset Management Companies” in Indian Capital Market – An Empirical Study, First Edition 2003
  • “Trends in Indian Mutual Fund Industry” in Portfolio Organizer, ICFAI, March 2003.
  • “Marketing of Mutual Funds” in SIBM essays in Management, Vol. I, April 2003
  • “Valuation of Asset Management Companies – A free cash flow approach” in ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, August 2003
  • “Risk, Return and Investment Horizon in Emerging Equity Markets; Evidence from India” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Vol I, Number 1, 2003
  • “Are the Best Market Practices Context-Free? The Case of Tracking Error in the Passive Fund management Industry in India” Review of Business Research, Vol I, Number 1, 2003

Conference Papers Presented

  • “Gap between theory and practice: A case of performance measurement and evaluation of mutual funds” accepted in AIB Conference, 2004

Chapters in Books

  • Developed a courseware on “Mutual Fund Industry – Products and Services” for Diploma in Financial Advising for Securities Institute, Australia and Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (2002)
  • Developed a courseware on “Financial Planning” for (2002) KESDEE Inc. (KESDEE Inc. provides e-learning solutions for Knowledge Management & Continuing Professional Education initiatives) (2004)